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JOURNALISM

Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 8, 2021
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win Nobel Peace Prize
The pair were selected 'for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia,' the Nobel committee said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 4, 2021
1,000 people and firms in Japan linked to tax havens in leaked documents
The files, dubbed the 'Pandora Papers,' reveal high-profile figures' use of tax havens at a time when managing wealth through offshore tax shelters has drawn criticism worldwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Sep 30, 2021
Kei Komuro’s ponytail caused a media frenzy in Japan — leaving some to ask why
To some extent, the ratings-driven coverage speaks to the Japanese public's disapproval of Princess Mako's boyfriend.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 30, 2021
South Korea's ruling party retreats on 'fake news' law after backlash
Opposition politicians, human rights activists and both conservative and liberal leaning media organizations said the amendments would shield those in power from legitimate scrutiny.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 12, 2021
‘Everything changed overnight’: Afghan reporters face an intolerant regime
'No one dares to ask the Taliban about their past wrongdoings and the atrocities they have committed.”
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 25, 2021
One month since closing of Apple Daily, concern over Hong Kong free press lingers
Apple Daily's closure and the subsequent arrests of its employees have sparked fears of a broader crackdown by Beijing.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 26, 2021
Journalists fear land-purchase law may hit local residents
Recent concerns about a new law meant to restrict the sale of property near sensitive sites to non-Japanese entities focus more on the trouble the law may cause Japanese individuals.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 24, 2021
Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily signs off in 'painful farewell'
The closure of the popular tabloid marks the end of an era for media freedom in the Chinese-ruled city.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Hong Kong's Apple Daily to publish final issue Thursday after spate of arrests
The paper, owned by now-jailed media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai, has faced intense pressure from the government.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Jun 23, 2021
Takashi Tachibana, who shed light on Lockheed scandal, dies at 80
Tachibana's work is often credited with having played a major role in bringing down the late Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka, Japan's most powerful leader in the postwar era.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Hong Kong police arrest Apple Daily writer in ongoing operation
Police arrested a 55-year-old man for allegedly colluding with foreign forces to endanger national security, with local media reporting the man is a columnist with the paper.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 21, 2021
Hong Kong’s Apple Daily prepared to suspend operations, reports say
The company will meet again on Friday to decide on the date to stop publishing the flagship newspaper of media tycoon Jimmy Lai, reports said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 19, 2021
Apple Daily is running low on funds to print Hong Kong newspaper
The pro-democracy Apple Daily has enough cash on hand to continue operating as normal only for a couple of weeks, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 19, 2021
Japanese reporters largely cede the game to the West on Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka's willingness to speak out on issues such as Black Lives Matter sets her apart from other Japanese athletes working internationally.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 18, 2021
Two Apple Daily executives charged with collusion with foreign country
The arrests have raised further alarm over media freedom in Hong Kong and have been criticized by Western governments and international rights groups and press associations.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 18, 2021
Inside Hong Kong's Apple Daily, China's besieged liberal media icon
Thursday's early-morning raid by 500 police officers was a shock, not only to Apple Daily staffers but to journalists throughout China's freest city.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 11, 2021
Google and Facebook pledged millions for local news. Was it enough?
Critics say the funding does not nearly compensate for the tens of billions of dollars publishers lost as the tech companies gobbled up the digital advertising market.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Jun 9, 2021
How China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong’s media scene
The moves by the city's Beijing-appointed government have raised more questions about Hong Kong's viability as a financial hub.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
May 26, 2021
Death threats and arrests: Belarus opposition media struggles at home and abroad
The Belarusian Association of Journalists says 477 journalists were detained in 2020.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 25, 2021
Myanmar news site says American editor detained
The man, the fourth foreign journalist held since a coup in February, was detained as he attempted to take a flight out of the country Monday, his news organization said.

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